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Bod-Inc: M-024

Maimonides, Moses

Aphorismi secundum doctrinam Galeni, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r Maimonides, Moses: Aphorismi secundum doctrinam Galeni. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[I]n nomine Dei pii et misericordis . . .’

a2r [Table of contents.]

a3r Maimonides, Moses: Aphorismi secundum doctrinam Galeni. ‘Particula prima'. Incipit: ‘[N]eruus qui lacerto coniungitur propter vim . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 911.

r5v [Colophon.]

r5v ‘Registrum'.

A1r Johannes Damascenus: Aphorismi. Incipit: ‘[L]iberet te Deus fili amantissime a deuio erroris . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 824.

A5r Rhasis, Mohammed: De secretis in medicina. ‘Liber rasis de secretis in medicina qui liber ampho apellatur.’ Incipit: ‘[C]ongregaui in diuisionibus egritudinum . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 248.

C7r [Prognostica Hippocratis. Capsula eburnea.] Incipit: ‘[P]eruenit ad nos quod Ypocras cum morti appropinquaret precepit . . .’ See Kibre, Hippocrates latinus, 110-23; Thorndike–Kibre 1037.


Imprint: Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, for Benedictus Hectoris, 29 May 1489. 4°.


Collation: a–q8 r6 A–C8.


ISTC: im00077000

Hain: HC *10524;

Goff: Goff M‑77;

BMC: BMC VI 824;

Proctor: Pr 6588;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑28; CIBN M‑507; Hillard 1415; Oates 2490; Rhodes 1150; Sack, Freiburg, 2309-10; Sheppard 5339.

LCN: 14479520


Copy number: M-024(1)

Bound with:
2. Johannes de Vigo, Practica in arte chirurgica copiosa. Lyon, 1516.

Leaf C8r, (Colophon, l. 4): ‘Bononie . . .', not as BMC.

Binding: Sixteenth-century blind-tooled quarter pigskin over wooden boards. Two catches lost, remains of clasps. ‘64' in ink on the upper cover. Manuscript title on rectangular paper label at the head of the spine. Quadruple fillets form a frame. Vertical quadruple fillets divide the inner rectangle into two compartments, each decorated with a sequence of different ornamental stamps.

Size: 210 × 150 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 138 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early hand.

Provenance: Johannes Wilhalmus (fifteenth/sixteenth century); signature on C8v: ‘Joh. Wilhalmus'. Thomas Thiermair (fl. 1597); from Eichstätt; MF 1597 from Ingolstadt University; printed label: ‘Thomas Thirmair Philos: & Medic. Doctor'. Frater Xavier de Hieber (fl. 1773); armorial book-plate; see Warnecke 843. Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 35.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.49(1).

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